Monthly Archives: June 2016

Encapsulation of Bacteriophage in Liposome Accentuates Its Entry in to Macrophage and Shields It from Neutralizing Antibodies

Klebsiella pneumoniae is an important pathogen that accounts for up to 8% of nosocomial infections in the Western world. It is placed among the eight most infectious agents in hospitals. Its incidence is often linked to use of artificial devices…

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Influenza Seasonality in the Tropics and Subtropics – When to Vaccinate?

Influenza disease affects up to 10% of the world’s population every year. The World Health Assembly resolved in 2003 to increase the use of seasonal influenza vaccines to protect individuals at high risk for…

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Lockheed Martin Award for Innovative Easy-Position/Easy-Fix Stirrups

Dr. J. Gnanaraj recently received the DST Lockheed Martin Award for the Easy-Position / Easy-Fix Stirrups at the India Innovation Growth Program. It is a simple device that adds great value and has the potential for replacing the standard stirrups in all the operating rooms…

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India’s first successful implant of HeartMate 3™ LVAD with Full MagLev™

Patients no longer need to travel abroad for HeartMate 3™, the world’s first commercially approved fully magnetically-levitated left ventricular assist device (LVAD), proven to show high survival rates in advanced heart failure patients…

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